Republican presidential hopeful Nikki Haley said Wednesday that India wants to be a partner with the United States, but for now they don’t trust Americans to lead.
The Indian-American presidential hopeful also said that New Delhi has acted wisely in the current global situation and has remained close to Russia.
In an interview with Fox Business News, Haley, 51, said that as of now India sees the United States as weak.
“I have also dealt with India. I must say I have also dealt with India. I have spoken to (Prime Minister Narendra) Modi. India wants to be a partner with us. They do not want to be a partner.” with Russia,” he said.
“The problem is that India doesn’t trust us to win. They don’t trust us to lead. Now they see that we are weak. India has always acted intelligently. They have acted intelligently and they have stayed.” close to Russia, because they get much of their military equipment from there,” she said in response to a question.
“When we start leading again, when we start bringing out the weakness and stop burying our heads in the sand, that’s when our friends, India, Australia, New Zealand, all of them, and Israel, Japan, South Korea” They all want to do that. “Japan gave itself a billion-dollar stimulus to become less dependent on China,” Haley said.
“India gave itself a billion-dollar stimulus to become less dependent on China,” he told Fox Business News, adding that the United States needs to start building its alliances.
Haley said China is not doing well economically and is preparing for a war with the United States. “Financially, they are not doing well. Their government seems to have become more controlling. They have been preparing for war with us for years. That is their mistake,” she said.
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